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Macquarie University (MQU)

Sydney , New South Wales ,Australia

Bachelor of Advanced Information Technology

Steve Jobs. Elon Musk. Mark Zuckerberg. Bill Gates. Radia Perlman. Tech pioneers who have revolutionised the way we live, work and play. If you’re interested in working at the forefront of cutting-edge technology, launching the next tech innovation or even emulating the triumphs of those tech geniuses, this prestigious degree will propel you into the big league.

This advanced degree is designed for high-achieving students looking to gain skills in a range of modern and innovative information technology fields. The technical competencies you’ll gain, as well as those in idea generation and entrepreneurship, will prepare you not only for the workforce but also for a range of research opportunities.


  • You’ll study a mix of theoretical and technical components with an emphasis on concepts, insights and skills that will enable you to use current technologies, and adapt to and create new technologies.
  • You’ll have the opportunity to collaborate on research projects from your first year, which will develop your technical, communication, project management and teamwork skills.
  • In your final year, you’ll undertake an industry-based project to solve a real-world problem, as well as a research project under the guidance of a mentor.
  • Your learning will be enhanced by our location in Australia’s leading high-tech precinct, which is brimming with collaborative, internship and employment opportunities.
  • Macquarie is ranked number one in Sydney for overall graduate employment in information technology (QILT, 2017).

Choose from the following options:

  • Cyber Security
  • Data Science
  • Game Development
  • Information Systems and Business Analysis
  • Software Technology
  • Web and Mobile App Development

Campus Information

North Ryde

Sydney New South Wales 2109 Australia


  • Feb Deadline: Dec
  • July Deadline: May

Application Processing Time in Days: 7

Application Process

More Information Required
4 Days
Possible Interview Call from Institution
0 Days
Provisional/Unconditional Offer
7 Days
Visa Process
30 Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

Career Opportunities
A Macquarie course can set your dream career in motion.


  • Business analyst
  • Consultant
  • Data analyst
  • Database designer
  • Games designer
  • Information technology researcher
  • Project manager
  • Security expert
  • Software and app developer
  • Systems administrator


  • Banks and financial institutions
  • Defence organisations
  • Energy companies
  • Government agencies
  • Research and tech organisations, eg, CSIRO or Data61
  • Retail and e-businesses
  • Start-ups
  • Technology and software companies
  • Telecommunications companies
  • Transport and infrastructure companies

PSW Opportunity

After completion of Bachelor's degree student is eligible for 2 years PSW.

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

For international students, Macquarie uses a selection rank to determine the minimum eligibility requirement for each undergraduate course. This rank has been converted into equivalent scores for various recognised international high school qualifications and university entrance examinations, including global qualifications like the International Baccalaureate (IB) and GCE A-Levels.

RECOMMENDED STUDIES: HSC Mathematics Extension 1 or HSC Mathematics Extension 2, plus HSC Information Process and Technology and/or HSC Software Design and Development or equivalent.

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